Captain Alex Pastitsch falls into huge debts trying to ensure the expensive mistress. When the situation threatened his career, Colonel Stradimirovitsch has an idea how to fix it.
According to Pola Negri's autobiography, Laurence Olivier was originally cast as Capt. Alex Pastitsch, but had to drop out when he came down with a case of jaundice. He was replaced by Basil Rathbone.
Madame Maria Draga:
Mascha! Mascha! Eh, Get me... get me the colonel with the scrambled alphabet of a name on the phone!